Hyde Name Origins.

The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
March 2014
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Saturday, 2 July 2011

Adverts and Articles

Hers's a few more Adverts and articles from the 1898 edition of the Hyde Reporter.





Gillian Meakin said...

Wm. W. Batty is in my family tree as a cabinet maker and joiner, so that advertisement provided me with a bit of extra information. He was born in Hyde in 1859, married Margaret Brian an ancestor of mine and retired to Hazel Grove where he died in 1937.

Tom said...

Hi Gillian..
So glad you got that little bit more information to add to your family history.